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RobertoOrtiz
07-26-2007, 01:30 PM
Techon is running an article on how Hitachi Ltd. has developed a search technology that can find images similar to a specified image from millions of images and video data in one second.

Check it out:

http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20070725/136751/

-R

paintbox
07-26-2007, 02:48 PM
That's mindstaggering news, that they are able to do that. It also means we could easier search for copyright frauds in the future...

Or better, to find that one picture / photograph you are looking for to use in a design.

Bentagon
07-26-2007, 04:49 PM
Isn't Microsoft working on something very similar already?

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/129

Not that it makes it any less impressive :-)

Signal2Noise
07-26-2007, 07:20 PM
Google should be buying Hitachi's tech at any moment now.

septopus
07-27-2007, 12:33 AM
Google should be buying Hitachi's tech at any moment now.
thats not so far fetched hehe

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